The Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science has appointed Trine Højbjerg Sand to serve on the DIS Board of Directors for a four-year term from April 30, 2022, to April 30, 2026.
News: DIS Summer
As a Fund for Education Abroad Access Partner, DIS is dedicated to help make international education more equitable and accessible through scholarships.
DIS strongly condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine and we stand with the Ukrainian people. As an educational organization based in Europe, we have a responsibility to be informed and engaged global citizens and speak out…
Anders Engholm has won the television show ‘Danmark’s Næste Klassiker’ (‘Denmark’s Next Classic’), a furniture design competition where he competed against four other designers with the goal of creating Denmark’s next ‘classic’ design piece. Anders won with his sustainably designed stackable chair made from recycled plastic.
The DIS Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Charlotte Mark, Managing Director at Microsoft Development Copenhagen, has been appointed Chair at the Board’s annual meeting on April 26, 2021. The Board also reappointed Ian Samuel Terkildsen as Vice Chair.
Academic Director, Helle Rytkønen and Associate Academic Director, Tina Mangieri have been published in the edited volume Undergraduate Research Abroad: Approaches, Models, and Challenges.
Anders Larsen, European Humanities faculty member, recently co-authored a guidebook of Copenhagen specifically written for an LGBTI+ audience.
Recently, we posted our conviction that Black Lives Matter. You can find our statement here. The systemic oppression of Black people is not a problem specific to the United States; it is a global one. We…
DIS welcomed colleagues to DIS to celebrate learning and study abroad at our IEC, which is hosted every fifth year. Under the theme For the Love of Learning, IEC participants engaged in five topics throughout five…
Curated by Ane Lynge Jorlén, an esteemed Danish fashion scholar who has worked closely with DIS, this exhibit artistically explored the ever-changing relationship between gender and fashion.
DIS Executive Director, Malene Torp, alongside partners from Carleton College, launched their new book, Integrating Worlds: How Off-Campus Study Can Transform Undergraduate Education this spring.
DIS has acquired two additional buildings in Copenhagen that will become Kollegiums for DIS and local students.
DIS has joined The Fund for Education Abroad as an Access Partner.
Last weekend, Furman University hosted the South Carolina Lessons From Abroad conference for returning students.
DIS faculty are influential in their professions and often recognized for their work. Read more to see what a few faculty have recently accomplished.
Students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison organized and performed a spoken word show at Sorte Firkant café in Nørrebro this summer.
Students Meet the Danish Prime Minister While Participating in One of Denmark’s Largest Democracy Festivals
The DIS Summer Session 1 course, Active Citizenship in Denmark, took students on a Field Study to the island of Fyn to participate in one of the largest democracy festivals in Denmark.
DIS students and their faculty were recently featured in the local paper called Hvidovre Avis during their Environmental Philosophy course’s Field Study to Køge Bay Strandpark. While on the trip, they toured artificial coastal islands made…
Lisa Abend’s article “The Tourism Trap” makes the spotlight on the cover of the newest issue of Time Magazine.
Last week, 153 students in this summer’s Session 4: Architecture & Design displayed their final projects at the annual Architecture and Design Final Showcase. 50 pieces of newly designed and built furniture, and close to 150…